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2018-10-29 Southeast Asia
Captain's distress call moments before disaster: Pilot asked to turn back to land just before his plane carrying 188 people vanished from radar and plunged 5,000ft into the sea north of Jakarta
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Posted by Skidmark 2018-10-29 04:21|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6493 views ]  Top

#1 The plane was brand new.
Posted by Slolutle Cloluse3142 2018-10-29 08:34||   2018-10-29 08:34|| Front Page Top

#2 ChiCom hack?
Posted by Hupavitch Dribble4567 2018-10-29 09:02||   2018-10-29 09:02|| Front Page Top

#3 Remind me not to fly on an Indonesian airline, will ya?
Posted by DarthVader 2018-10-29 09:18||   2018-10-29 09:18|| Front Page Top

#4 Any screams of 'Ala Snackbar' eminating from the cockpit just prior to impact ?
Posted by Besoeker 2018-10-29 09:55||   2018-10-29 09:55|| Front Page Top

#5 later reports indicate that repairs were made to the aircraft a day or two before the flight

back in 2007, Indonesian companies were restricted from flying to several countries because of safety concerns
Posted by lord garth 2018-10-29 14:22||   2018-10-29 14:22|| Front Page Top

#6 So, patchjob came loose, knocked out power, and the plane took an uncontrolled dive into the ocean. That's my guess.
Posted by Charles 2018-10-29 18:10||   2018-10-29 18:10|| Front Page Top

#7 Or maintenance was infiltrated and the repair was an accident waiting to happen...
Posted by rammer 2018-10-29 20:04||   2018-10-29 20:04|| Front Page Top

#8 Any screams of 'Ala Snackbar' eminating from the cockpit just prior to impact ?

The pilots were Indian. The surname Suneja isn't typically a muslim name.
Posted by Thusoter Crusonter6355 2018-10-29 20:20||   2018-10-29 20:20|| Front Page Top

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